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Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Acquired epidermolysis bullosa

…y acute discoid lupus erythematosus. Some lesions of acquired epidermolysis bullosa seem to be centered around an infundibulofollicular unit. Having studied numerous examples of acquired epidermolysis bullosa, we remain unable to formulate specific,…

About transitions

About transitions

Dear Readers, Mark A. Hurt, the Editor of the Book Review Section of Dermatology Practical & Conceptual has decided, after a decade of contributions, that the time has come to him to transition out of his role. Mark was recruited by Bernie…

Extensive regression in pigmented skin lesions: a dangerous confounding feature

Extensive regression in pigmented skin lesions: a dangerous confounding feature

Abstract Spontaneous regression in melanomas is not an uncommon phenomenon, as it has been described in 10-35% of primary cutaneous lesions [1]. Regression does not appear to predict a more favorable course, since even fully regressed melanomas may…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lichen striatus

…pidermis and, sometimes, between the dermis and epithelial structures of adnexa Necrotic keratinocytes scattered as solitary units within the epidermis Slight spongiosis Focal parakeratosis Fully developed Superficial and deep perivascular…

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

Prediction without Pigment: a decision algorithm for non-pigmented skin malignancy

…red to as a starburst vessel pattern in the reference cited [16] (Figure 2F – SCC) and BCC with ulceration, as well as sebaceous gland hyperplasia (additional clue: several white or yellow clods in central location) and molluscum contagiosum…